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Jimi's 75th birthday to be marked by Folkestone 'Hendrix Weekend'

Contributed by editor on Nov 14, 2017 - 11:55 AM

 

The 75th anniversary of the birth of World renowned musician Jimi Hendrix is on 27 November 1942 in Seattle, USA.

 


Mammoth discovery at Dover docks excavation

Contributed by editor on Nov 11, 2017 - 04:05 PM

 

The team working on the Port of Dover's flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) has unearthed a fossilised mammoth tooth during the excavation of the Wellington Dock Navigation Channel.

 


HRH The Duke of Kent opens £2million museum in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Nov 11, 2017 - 08:35 AM

 

Folkestone’s impressive new museum at the Town Hall was officially opened on Thursday (9 Nov) by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent.

 


Folkestone historian's research uncovers town's links to eminent scientist Michael Faraday

Contributed by editor on Nov 09, 2017 - 10:15 AM

 

By Ray Duff

Folkestone historian Eamonn Rooney has recently researched some of the life of one of Britain's most celebrated 19th Century scientists, Michael Faraday.

 


Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge is set to close in November

Contributed by editor on Nov 04, 2017 - 09:00 AM

 

If you haven't managed to visit the highly respected Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge this year, this is you last chance.

 


Pending closure of Folkestone Fishing Exhibition leaves its future in the balance

Contributed by editor on Oct 14, 2017 - 01:45 PM

 

The curator of  the Folkestone Fishing Exhibition is concerned that the redevelopment of the harbour area will put the exhibition's future in the balance

 


Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge is set to close for the winter

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2017 - 10:00 AM

 

If you haven't managed to visit the highly respected Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge this year, you have just a month to squeeze it in.

 

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